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[ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> in the news this sunday morning, even bigger crowds are expected in san francisco today for the fleet week, 49ers, blue grass and many more events. we will have a live report on all of that. and occupy demonstrators return to city hall but this time they
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give themselves a deadline. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. let's start with a first quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> emeryville, temperatures in the 50s. the clouds are north from napa to sonoma and the numbers in the low 50s there. upper 50s elsewhere and the forecast this morning calls for temperatures to stay on the cool side under partly cloudy skies. by the afternoon once again it will be mild with low to mid-60s in the city. you head east, though, and numbers will climb to the 70s and a few high clouds from time to time, but not many. we are featuring a lot of sunshine. the weather system that's been spinning up the clouds remains offshore. it is going to get closer, but it has been delayed. we still have a few raindrops to talk about. terry. >> all right, lisa. thanks very much. san francisco's annual fleet week celebration will wrap-up today with huge crowds expected to enjoy another airshow by the blue angels and people will double up when the columbus day
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parade rolls through north beach. and there's much horn that. we are joined live from san francisco's embarcadero with more from cornell. good morning. >> good morning. no doubt it it, san francisco really knows how to throw a party burks how about six parties at the very same time? beware, there will be some lane closers on the embark dear row. we will talk about that in a moment. but first check out the fireworks over san francisco last night. celebrating fleet week and those amazing blue angels who put on quite a show yesterday over the waterfront. don't forget about the giants. playoff action begins again tonight at 6:30. most people heeded the warnings and took public transportation. even those heading to watch the america's cup yacht racing action on crissy field that starts again at 1:45 today. and something else really cool,
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there's tours of the uus makin island. >> the ship has a lot of use in a humanitarian assistance, disaster recovery mission. >> so i guess you could think of the hybrid ships as a giant prius, if you will. yesterday people waited three hours in line for a tour. speck the same sod. the ship is docked just south of the bay bridge. back live now on the embarcadero where lane closers again northbound at washington street, down to pier 39. save yourself a headache and avoid the area. i made the mistake of coming down yesterday and i paid the price. get this, muni reported an extra 100,000 passengers that road trains and buses yesterday so clearly a lot of people got the message. live on the embarcadero, abc7 news. >> cornell, i'm still having
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trouble seeing the ship as a giant prius, but i'm going to work on that. >> that's just what i -- yeah, exactly. [laughter] >> thanks a lot. well, san francisco mayor ed degrees lee has 100 more taxis are going to be out to help with the traffic congestion. and he said there are more trains and stations and muni providing extra service. including the 47l, special bus service from the civic center and van l stations. you will see additional ferries, and including additional ferry service for the larkspur. and when you get to where you are going, could you do us a favor? e-mail us a picture. in other news, a men any van plowed into three people
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yesterday, killing a little girl and injuring her mother. abc7 news reporter thomas tells us more. >> the little girl died. oh, my god. >> dennis reyes just learned a six-year-old girl was hit by a mini van in the parking lot had died. it happened a little before 9:00 a.m. at the daly city church at south gate avenue as children were leaving a religion class. yellow police tape and red circles mark where the bodies of two women and the six-year-old lay after being struck. >> the two mothers were victims. i saw them lying, one in the grass and one in the pavement. and then i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw the child she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital with the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old.
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what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family was their child child the little girl. >> the girl, it was my son's classmate. >> parishioners were shocked and saddened by the accident. according to dennis reyes, the female driver of the mini van mistook the gas pedal for the brake pad and struck the three as they left the parking lot. >> my three grand daughters, they all went to catechism here. it was very sad for both families involved, everybody involved. >> the driver was still on scene when the officers arrived and she has not been arrested. >> abc7 news. >> in hercules, police are looking for a examplar as family, friends and neighbors held a candlelight vigil last night to remember a woman found murdered in her home friday night. they are identifying the victim as susie koe.
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her husband claims the the murderer entered the house through an unlocked patio door and he he said it is a safe neighborhood. >> my wife feels safe to work on the yard, you know, even at night. we have good neighbors here. something like this happening is extraordinary. i just don't understand why people don't have any regard for human life. this is just terrible. >> the family's vehicle was stolen and police are looking for a 2011 sky blue suburu outback with idaho plates. >> police in san francisco are looking for a man who tried to run down an officer. it happened in san francisco on lincoln avenue. officers say they saw a man trying to break into a car. when they tried to stop him, police said he got into another car and then tried to run the officer down. police fired at the suspect, but he got away. lincoln boulevard was closed while investigate -- while
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officers investigated that. san francisco's suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will find out tuesday if he keeps his job. the mayor suspended him after he pled guilty to charges in march coming from a domestic dispute with his wife on on new new year's eve. he will keep his job unless nine supervisors vote to fire him. so far most supervisors have been mum about how they will vote tuesday. this morning occupy protesters are still camped out at city hall after police decided in the middle of the night to allow them to stay. it was after protesters were in city hall last year. the group plans to stay there until at least noon today. about ten protesters remained after police left the scene about 1:00 this morning. organizers say the protest was only supposed to last about 24 hours. an anti-police, anti-capitalism march in san francisco this weekend ended with violence and arrest. it end near california and battery street in the financial
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district. police called it an unlicensed march and arrested people who refused to leave the area. they smashed windows at a starbucks, threw bags of paint. women called the police a cog in the machine. >> what they do to me they do to people all the time. they support the state, they work on behalf of the banks and corporations and don't serve the people at all. >> 22 people were arrested. >> a search of backpacks discovered ice picks, hammer and paint and rocks. one had his tire slashed and another a broken windshield. earlier a san francisco police officer was slightly injured during a loud but mostly peaceful anti-war protest downtown. as demonstrators marched the officer was cut by fallen broken glass from a window above. witnesses say someone accidentally broke the glass trying to you shut the window. the protest marks the 11 year anniversary of nato involvement in afghanistan, the longest running american conflict in our history.
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and 15 homes had to be evacuated after explosive devices were found. they were in casanova park. they were bottles filled with a clear liquid and 4 metal foil around them. a robot was used to disable the bottles and the park was open by late afternoon. still ahead, you have never paid more at the pump. guess what, they will go higher. and president obama returns for another round of fun
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ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >> prices at the pumps have reached an all-time high in the bay area. the average in california is now $4.65 per gallon for regular unleaded, and that tops the 2008 record. in san francisco you are going to pay $4.73. $4.65 down in san jose, two cents higher than that in oakland. analysts are saying the august fire at the richmond refinery is still affecting prices. the national average $3.81 a gallon. one woman is cutting her work hours. >> i have to fill up at least two to three times a week, which is very costly. so in order to kind of like make it balance, i just go in less hours, cut off some days and that cuts down on my gas.
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>> they aren't done yet. analysts predict gas prices are likely to continue to rise over the next few days. the presidential election is now less than a month away and the candidates are focusing on undecided voters in a handful of critical swing states. this comes as mitt romney kicks off stumping for votes in florida and president obama took a romantic break from the campaign trail. abcs karen traverse explains. >> mitt romney had the campaign trail all to himself. the republican contender stumped for votes in the critical state of florida. >> i'm counting on florida to win this for me on november 6th. so we can take back this construction get it strong again. >> the battleground polling, florida has turned into a must-win for the romney campaign. ann romney expressed confidence in her husband's chances there. >> we are going to win florida. >> mrs. romney stopped by a campaign office in florida and brought pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate the help you are giving us.
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all the work you are doing. >> otherwise it was a strangely quiet day on the campaign trail. obama's campaign raised $181 million in september, the more money than any campaign has raised in a similar month. the romney campaign has not yet released their september tally. president obama took the day off. they were planning to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. the marital milestone fell on wednesday, october 3rd but the president was a bit reoccupied. >> i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and a year from now we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> this week it's the running mates turn in the pressure cooker. the vice presidential debate is set for thursday night. >> there will be a fireworks. you have joe biden who is sort of everyone's uncle, for better or worse. abc news, washington. >> president obama will be in the bay area this week for
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another fundraiser. he will be taking part in a concert and rally tomorrow at san francisco's bill graham's civic auditorium. tickets start at $100 and go as high as $7,500. at 8:00 this morning, about an hour:45 from now get the bottom lean on the first debate and look ahead to the next one on the round table a george stephanopoulos at 8:00 right here on abc7. lisa argen joins us now and we are talking about similar to yesterday, maybe a tick upwards, perhaps, in some areas? >> in some areas. we are starting off with the clouds in oakland, hayward, so once again a scattered high clouds. not much in the way of fog due to the system offshore. yes, very limited change with 60s and 70ths again but it's not going to last forever. i'll have the seven-day outlook come up. >> but nothing lasts forever.
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>> we have some fog behind us on the bay bridge but as you said nothing lasts forever and it only has a few hours to go. >> it's not the marine layer we are used to seeing because that is on off by the system offshore that continues to linger, but it's in our favor bringing us a nice day again today. as we head outside now it is clear in parts of the bay, but from vollmer peak and emeryville we are looking at a few clouds from our big, wider perspective. also in hayward. but closer to home we will see more sunshine and temperatures slightly below the average again and really not a whole lot of change from the coast to our inland valleys. in fact, it has been very mild in the city and right along the shoreline. so without the low clouds and fog, really that october sun feeling pretty warm, even though the air is still a bit on the cool side. live doppler 7 hd, a little bit of fog here and there. the radiation natural cooling, the clear skies, light wind and numbers dipping into the 40s in napa this morning.
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355 with some clouds in oakland, as well as hayward. 54 in mountain view and 48 in los gatos and a cool 50 on the coast. 52 in san rafael. once again we look for the partly cloudy sky this morning and then the afternoon a few high clouds. plenty of sunshine. shower chances are pushed back into tuesday and wednesday. this area of low pressure is getting blocked from moving eastward. it still sits way offshore and from time it time it expense up up to mid-level clouds. for the most part once again it's nowhere near the coast. we are looking at another beautiful day but it is working to really ring out the low clouds and fog. so that is allowing for some mild temperatures. so eventually, though, this will move to the south and east and as it does we will see some isolated showers bringing them back into the forecast for tuesday into wednesday. but favoring part of the south bay, the sapp cruz mountains and the central coast.
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you folks north of the golden gate may not see anything at all out of this system but it will continue on its southward track and then we will take the showers totally out of the picture come thursday. if you are planning to head out into the city again, starting out in the cool side in the 50s, but really it should be a nice day with the lower 60s, golden gate park, and once the sun sets the numbers will cool off rapidly. 70 in fremont, as well as palo alto. so temperatures are a little cooler than what we expect for october, but it should be a beautiful day in morgan hill, 74. the blue angels, mild numbers right on the water with low 60s. great visibility once again today. and we are looking at more activities going on around this afternoon at candlestick park and temperatures here, what a treat, low 60s for 1:30 and then mid-60s by about 4:30. the accuweather seven-day forecast, mid-70s with more clouds around." talking about low 70s tomorrow but the chance of rain coming in on tuesday and wednesday. then we are look to fare skies
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with more sun by the middle to the end of next week. so it's just blocking anything from coming in and mixing up the le clouds so it's ending up pretty nice. >> if people were voting they would say if eats got to come down with sprinkles or rain, whatever, have it during the week because they love their weekends. >> why not? >> we are working but we still enjoy them. dan harris joins us from new york to tell us what is coming up at seven on "good morning america." good morning to you, dan. >> terry, good morning. we are working, too. come up on gma, is fall over already? it's only the beginning of october, as you know, but across america we are seeing record low temperatures. snow has already started to fall in some places. also coming up, the skyrocketing gas prices across the country. to the state that is braking the bank with prices well over five bucks a gallon. we all guess what state that is,, you guys are living it in unfortunately for you. and crash simulation. pilots crash a boeing 747 into
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the desert in order to learn what would happen to the plane's passengers. find out where is the safest place to sit and how to brace yourself for landing this morning. it's really an extraordinary experiment they carried out in the desert. the results coming up. and finally extreme endurance. the newest death defying act. the guy that was once buried alive and encased in ice is now taking on, naturally, electricity for three days. we are going to have the latest on his experiment and the question, how does he go to the bathroom? it's all coming up on gma on this sunday morning. terry, we pose an answer answer the toughest questions on the broadcast. >> i need a promise from you that that question will be answered in the broadcast this morning. >> i promise my sound vow. >> dan, thank you very much. i look forward to all of that. >> my pleasure. >> of course, especially that question. thanks so much. >> okay, thanks. >> all right.
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well, the giants were hosting the reds yesterday in game one of the nlds. matt cain was on the hill. you have to feel pretty good about your chance was matt and at&t park. giants fans were pump. ed up, ready to go. johnny cueto got the start for the reds, but only faced two batters. he had back spasms. he hurt himself during warmups. you can see the frustration on his face as he walked off almost in tears. but his replacement, sam, was solid. an inning and two-thirds, struck out buster posey. that's hard to do. reds broke the scoreless tie in the third. brandon phillips just drills one off matt cain, 2-1 shot. reds up by 2. it gets worse for matt. in the fourth jay bruce goes deep. cain lasted five, gave up three runs on five hits, four strikeouts. not what you are used to with your ace. giants finally get on the board in the sixth. buster posey, see ya. solo shot off matt latos.
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reds still lead 3-1. fast forward to the ninth. 5-2, reds." two men on, the tieing run at the plate. but chapman, 100-mile high heat. reds take game one 5-2. game 2 at 6:0. -- 6:30. well, the amazing a's in detroit for game one of the alcs and hit a little speed bump known as justin verlander. capacity crowd. at comerica park. watching reigning mvp verlander. coco crisp leads off the game with a homer to right. first of the postseason. the a's up 1-1 in a flash. but verlander settled down. seven innings, one run allowed. cliff pennington one of his 11 strikeout victims. move to the third. big play, two out, barry, a little tapper. they tried to gloves to it and it backfired. infante course from second. 2-1. and bottom of five. park he leaves the fastball up. alex avila makes him pay. solo shot, 3-1, detroit.
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parker 6 innings, 3 runs, 5 strikeouts. detroit wins 3-1. they lead 1-0. game two this morning at 9:00 a.m. homecoming weekend down on the farm. stanford hosting arizona and what a finish in this one. it went back and forth. third quarter. young takes the hand-off. finds a seam. gets to the sideline. 55-yard touchdown run. his first of the season. stanford on top 34-23. arizona up 7 trying to pull away. to terrence miller. 10-yard touchdown. stanford trail 38-34. fourth and eight, nunez finds zach. that's a first down. then josh, by himself rolls right. third touchdown run. tied at 48. go to o. t.. they intercept the first o. t. drive and stephon taylor steals it. 21-yard touchdown. cardinals win a wild one. 54-48 the final. cal hosting ucla. a big game for zach maynard. first quarter connects. connects on the quick slant.
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cal goes up 10-7. maynard, again, finds keenan allen. this time 8 yards. 16-7 at the half. zach with a man on a mission. the perfect pass to allen. 34-yard strike. maynard 25 of 30 for 295 yards and four td passes. also ran for one. cal pounds ucl34-17, the final, improving to 2-4. 49ers host the bills. the highlights tonight at five. i'm mike shumann. have great day. a san francisco neighborhood suddenly infested with rats. that story coming up. and five terror suspects from overseas arrive in new york to overseas arrive in new york to face charges. [ female announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits
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♪ almonds. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. with 43% daily value of fiber for you. crunchy nutty clusters and real almond slices for your taste buds. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> topping our newscast this half-hour, five terrorism suspects appeared in court in new york city yesterday just hours after they were extradited to the united states from england. aaron has the latest. >> the radical person stood before the judge facing federal charges of conspiring to set up a terror training camp in oregon and kidnapping 16 tourists in yemen, two americans. >> very dangerous individual. a person who has not just inspired, but actually worked operationally, so it's charged, to have terrorist attacks carried out against americans.
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in the '90s, the prosecutor said he turned the mosque into a breeding ground for extremists, attracting men like the 9/11 terrorists and including richard reed, the shoe bomber. >> for over a decade he was preaching hatred and preaching jihad and probably terrorism week and week out to thousands of young british muslims. >> he fought extradition to the united states while jailed in britain for inciting racial hatred and encouraging them to kill anonymous leams. he was on a plane and bound for the u.s. a waiting trial with him are two other suspects accused of participating in the bombings of two american embassies in africa in 1998. 224 people died in those attacks, including twelve americans. two more men faced a judge in new haven. they reportedly used a connecticut internet service
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provider to raise cash and recruit and equip terrorists, including members of al-qaeda. abc news, new york. >> israel scrambled tighter jets -- fighter jets to intercept a drone that crossed deep into israeli airspace this week. the aircraft was shot down over the country's southern desert. it is believed to be launchedly hezbollah out of lebanon. it's the first time in six years they have penetrated israel's airspace. concern is growing for a ten-year old colorado girl that has been missing now for two days. jessica ridgway was last seen friday morning walk to go school. police believe she's been kidnapped. 400 volunteers turned out yesterday to search for jessica. police say she walked to a nearby park every morning to go to school. but friday jessica never showed up. the rare fungal meningitis outbreak across the u.s. has now killed seven people. the center testify disease control and prevention has said the outbreak has spread to 60
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people in nine states. the cases are all linked to a steroid made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. the steroid has been recalled. meningitis affects the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. in a bay area neighborhood a rat infestation blamed by the demolition of a nearby school. the rats came in after they started tearing down a prep academy back in august. the school closed more than a year ago because of poor test scores. neighbors claimed they never had a rat problem until now. the san francisco chronicle also reports that residents received a letter from the school district on friday and in it the district promises to help pay for rodent-proofing homes near the campus. in the last 20 years some of san francisco's biggest and oldest churches have closed their doors. now some of coming back. but in this assignment 7 report, abc7 news anchor carolyn tyler says don't expect the plays of worship to open back up to church-goer the.
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>> people once filled the pews at st. joseph's catholic church in san francisco south of market neighborhood. >> i know people who grew up here and got married in this church. i know people who were buried in this church. >> today st. joseph's is empty, stripped of its sacred shrines. now another big, empty san francisco church in need of a new life. >> i thought it was so amazing, but it was sad that it had not really been touched for 25 years. >> chris foley bought the nearly 100-year-old building three years ago. he's working with developer brian spears to remake this historic landmark. st. joseph's was closed after the 1989 earthquake because it failed to meet seismic standards. >> the technology companies and the market getting so hot, what we decided do is got it approved as an office building. >> the plans call for 22,000 square feet of office space and a restaurant.
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the exterior will be restored and the building brought up to modern codes. cost is what most often keeps churches from being restored. >> to rehabilitate a building like this is about $17 million to $19 million. >> st. joseph's is just a number of church buildings all over the city preservationists hope can be saved. >> the adaptation of a building like that that removes it from the vacant list that creates activity around and within a community or a neighborhood is far more valuable than seeing a building lie vacant. >> the second church of christ scientist on delores street was build back in 1915. it's an important architectural landmark. >> this is one of two wood-framed truss system domes in the city of san francisco. >> he is planning to turn the ornate church into four residential units. >> there would be three multi-level residential units on the ground floor and one lost
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-- loft unit up here in this dome. >> neighbors fought to keep the building from being torn down. >> we prefer that the building stayed as a church, but unfortunately the congregation was smaller and smaller and they couldn't afford to maintain the building but they had no choice but to sell the building. >> neighbors support the plan to convert the church into homes. they already knew he could do it. less than a block away he restored another church, turning it into a multimillion-dollar home. >> and he put in a beautiful kitchen, and when we turn this into classrooms we will keep the kitchen. >> when the property did not sell as a home, the private children's day school bought it to convert it into a middle school for 180 students. the castle-like architecture will remain untouched. >> the tutor gothic hogwarts ambience of the school is wonderful for middle school students. >> in san francisco, i would say
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the majority of the old churches are probably worth being saved. >> but should every church be saved. that's the question being asked on this methodist church. it's falling apart. what hasn't rotted is vandalized. >> three or four structural engineers have said it's unsafe. >> the church closed nine years ago when the congregation shrank to about a dozen people. they could not afford the $6 million in repairs, so the church turned to developer john, and together they plan to tear it down and build 27 units of housing. >> this is all vandalism. >> but the city is making it tough. last month officials rejected the plan, saying it would result in the demolition of a historic resource. >> religious institutions have the right to use and dispose of their property under both state and federal law. >> the church is appealing the decision. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news.
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>> still to come, the fbi says it's a growing problem. the number of lasers being pointed at airplanes and it could reach a new high this year. right now a live look at the bay from our emeryville camera. you can see nice and calm out there. when did comes to viewing for the blue angels or whatever you want to do, a nice day is on the way. lisa argen will
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>> welcome back, everybody. as you see, the sun is on the way up. there's a hint of gold out there. lisa argen is saying mt. tam today may be 75 degrees or so. nice and warm. great day throughout the bay area. we will get the specifics to where you are coming up in just a few minutes. this afternoon another cargo ship is scheduled to be launched from cape canaveral in florida to the international space station. the ship is financed by the private california company space-x. last may, as you see in these pictures, a similar ship docked with the station. space-x is under contract with n.a.s.a. to deliver several loads of cargo to the station. the fbi said the number of laser pointers being aimed at area planes is reaching an epidemic level. there could be 3,700 laser attacks by the end of the year. that is compared to just 283 incidents back in 2005. laser pointers can cause pilots to become temporarily blind.
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there have been at least 27 separate laser pointing areas in the bay area so far this year. some companies are trying to turn around the world of printing. they are are creating 3d printers that are getting closer to being able to be used in our homes. here's the cool technology. >> see the paper here? this is what you think of when you think of traditional printing. we went to a fair where 2d print was a thing of the past. >> 3d printers read blue prints of an object that are downloaded to a computer. so here's one getting a lot of attention. it's called form lines. >> the thinning people are excited about with the form-1 is the details. >> the technology used allows us to get much higher resolution. >> i want to beat you in chess using this one. >> you definitely want to beat me in chess using this one. >> good. >> the form-1 use as different process than most 3d presenters. light as opposed to heat and plastic.
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the crowded field of 3d printers is still wonky tech. >> here's a sign that 3d printing may be becoming mainstream. he opened up a retail store just recently here in new york city devoted to selling those printers. >> they just released with replicate tore 2. it's a faster model that produces higher resolution products. >> one of the ways we are different, this is our fourth generation machine. >> industrial 3d presenters have been around for decades. they have been used for everything from printing prosthetic limbs to food. 3d printers are getting closer to household use. teachers are using them too. a program at nyu deployed 3d printers in school. >> they were able to present these buildings and then what they did, they actually put them out on a table and created river in the sand table and then flooded the river and what that allowed the kids to do is really see how soil erosion works. >> right now it can only print
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plastic and a six inch item can take hours to print. but they say they can spur invasion. >> you go to the j.c. penney website and you want to drive load drivers for your presenter -- printer and down road it and hit the print button. >> much cooler than this? >> i think so. >> in new york. >> lisa is here talking about the weather. >> it is nice out there right now. we have a little fog in some spots but clear from ourrov camera. when a day. some very mild numbers and we will talk about how long it's going to last. and if he with are going to see some rain. that's all coming up. >> also coming up, a bay area breakthrough that can save millions of lives. a now way for women to block the a.i.
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[ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >> bay area researchers are launching a project that could ultimately save millions of women from being infected by the a.i.d.s. virus. the delivery system puts the technology in the hands of women themselves. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. it's estimated 3,000 women around the world are infected
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with h.i.v. every day. a imagine of those cases are in sub sahara, africa. but now this team in menlo park are developing a gel they believe will cut those numbers dramatically. >> it's a two-part gel. when applied to the site, it will stick for such a long time, at the same time it is two drugs, one effective against hiv and the other effective. >> it is to protect women during intercourse from hiv and hsv, a form of genital herpes also rampant in africa. it would be an alternative in male-dominated cultures that sometimes discourage the use of condoms. >> therefore you want to empower the women to take charge of their own health. >> the project recently received a boost from the national institute of health. in july it awarded them a half million dollars grant to fund the research for two years. >> they believe the combination therapy could be particularly effective because hsv-2 infections leave women more vulnerable to contracting hiv. if you can reduce the one, you also reduce the other. >> in fact, the statistical
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analysis suggests if the microgel were used by even a fraction of women having unprotected sex in the developing world, it to prevent hundreds of thousands of infections every year. since the gel has antiviral drugs, they are hoping it speeds the process. and the team hopes to speed the approval process. >> we are quickly hoping that the next two years we can take this product to a stage where we can actually get down there and say we are going to start a medical study hopefully in africa in a few years. >> carolyn johnson reporting less arrange now. there's a lot of things going on. the columbus day parade in north beach, i think that's the good place to be, you get the parade and the jets too. >> if you can get there. >> if you can find a spot. >> jet in and jet out. >> jet out? >> that would be good because like you said, tons and tons of people and nice weather to enjoy everywhere today. look at vollmer peak. hardly a cloud. a little bit in the way of the
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north bay but temperatures cool and sun coming up. more sunshine, a few high clouds around and still a sub born weather system that stays offshore. leave doppler 7 hd showing some of the cloudiness. you can barely make it out in marin and sonoma. we will be looking at more of a south westgate flow again today bringing the dry and mild air across the bay. 55 in oakland. good morning, napa. 34 for you. 50 in san jose with a cool 50 on the coast. we are looking at a few clouds around hayward this morning. clear in los gatos with 48 degrees. we will start out with a few clouds from santa rosa, hayward, sfo this morning. otherwise lots of sunshine, some high clouds and the shower chances now midday tuesday, into wednesday and we are only talking 20, 30% chance, mainly in the higher elevations as the area of low pressure will sink south, stay far away from the bay area and, in fact, right now it continues to spin and from
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time to time we are looking at some mid-level clouds. but really not until it makes the move south and east. so as for today, that still makes for a really nice afternoon. so we will call it mostly sunny. a few clouds around. but certainly by monday and taking the shower chances out and then by tuesday, looks like we will see some of the clouds and a little bit of moisture sweep up into southern california, also the central coast, the south bay, perhaps the higher east bay hills and then into thursday. after this it continues to sink south and we will just be on the back edge of it and not expecting any weather systems are in the latter part of the work week. but by next weekend, yes, we could see another warmup. starting out at 27 degrees this morning in truckie. and going to a how of 62 today in the northern sierra. 77 yosemite and slightly warmer in sacramento with 81 in fresno. back home, not much of a change
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from around the bay in oakland as you head toward concord and castro valley. so very mild temperatures from mid-60s, low 60s. 75 in fairfield, as well as cloverdale, with 66 in san mateo. 64 around monterey. we will see the light sea breeze throughout the afternoon. as we look ahead you notice a few more clouds but really not until tuesday with the temperatures coming down with the cloud cover maybe a rain drop into wednesday. south bay, santa cruz mountains and then fair and mild. so it's not too late to win $49,000 from abc7. these people taking the chance. they have all entered through our facebook page. the winner will be announced right after the 49ers game here on abc7 october 18th. you can enter too. just go to and click the "win $49,000" button for all the details.
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just how many weeks away? not very long. >> next week. >> yeah. >> now that eats sunday. lisa, thanks very much. next, a heartbroken dog makes a heartwarming journey and an amazing one at that. the adventures of zander, whoñse
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>> a heartwarming and almost
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unbelievable story out of new york that proves once and for all a dog is man's best friend. seven-year-old zander missed his owner, who was hospitalized. so the husky slipped out the back door of his home, traveled more than two miles to the hospital, a place he had never been before. he had to pass through a stream, cross a highway, navigate strange streets to get to the hospital. he got to hospital. experts can't explain it, but they say, you know what? it's true. >> i believe it. i believe it. nice day today. the rain holding off to perhaps late monday. i should say tuesday and wednesday. >> make it thursday. >> okay. no, not going to make it thursday. and it's only a slight chance at that. >> thanks a lot and thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. abc7 continues at the:00 a.m. we want to remind about our exclusive anderson for the i-phone. download it for free. and you can hear the latest weather, headlines and traffic. a lot going on, a beautiful day to enjoy it. should be about 75 on mount tam today. good morning america is nex
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